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On 3 November 2021, at COP26, the IFRS Foundation Trustees announced the creation of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB).
The ISSB will deliver a global baseline of sustainability disclosures to meet capital market needs.
In this episode of our monthly IASB podcast, Hans Hoogervorst and Sue Lloyd, Chair and Vice-Chair of the International Accounting Standards Board (Board) respectively, talk about the Board’s discussions at the meeting held virtually from 22 and 23 June 2021. Highlights include:
A full summary of the June Board meeting can be found in the IASB Update.
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